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Exploring the report and recommendations of the expert panel on: Assessing Risk of Harm to Children and Parents in Private Law Children Cases

Monday 14 December 2020

The Family Justice Council held a virtual discussion forum on Monday, 14 December 2020, looking at the report (external link, opens in a new tab) and recommendations of the expert panel on Assessing the Risk of Harm to Children and Parents in Private Law Children Cases.

The event was chaired by Mr Justice Williams and included an introduction from the President of the Family Division and Chair of the Council, Sir Andrew McFarlane.  Speakers comprised:

  • Mr Justice Cobb – High Court Judge
  • Neal Barcoe – Ministry of Justice
  • Eleri Butler – CEO, Family Safety Victoria and former CEO, Welsh Women’s Aid
  • Lorraine Cavanagh QC – Barrister
  • Professor Rosemary Hunter – University of Kent